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October Photo Walk at Riverbend Ponds Natural Area, Fort Collins, Colorado

October 25, 2012 – 12:13 am | Comments Off on October Photo Walk at Riverbend Ponds Natural Area, Fort Collins, Colorado
October Photo Walk at Riverbend Ponds Natural Area, Fort Collins, Colorado

Riverbend Ponds is one of City of Fort Collins Natural Area created along the Cache la Poudre River from former gravel mines. It offers a lot of diversity with a stretch of the Poudre River, several ponds and wetlands. There are seven small lakes and …

Fort Collins Art in Public Places

July 24, 2012 – 2:28 pm | Comments Off on Fort Collins Art in Public Places
Fort Collins Art in Public Places

Art in public places from my recent photo walks in Fort Collins – painted pianos and wall murals in the Old Town. More pictures is coming.

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Do you know who painted the mural in the 4th picture? It is located in Tenney Alley next to “Enzio’s” mural by Chris Bates.

Related posts and links:
Pianos About Town – Mural by Diane Findley
Ren Burke Painting a Mural on the Piano in Fort Collins’ Old Town Square
Pianos About Town
Fort Collins – Art in Public Places
Experience Downtown Art

Pianos About Town – Mural by Diane Findley

July 21, 2012 – 5:39 pm | Comments Off on Pianos About Town – Mural by Diane Findley
Pianos About Town – Mural by Diane Findley

Pianos About Town is a collaborative project between Bohemian Foundation, DDA, and City of Fort Collins’ Art in Public Places. The project involves local artists painting murals on pianos at the Art in Action Stage in Old Town Square where the public can watch the creative process and interact with the artists. These colorfully-painted pianos are then rotated about town for the public to enjoy as both musical instruments and works of art. Due to the popularity of the project, Pianos About Town was chosen as the 2012 Art in Action project, showcasing local artists in the Square for another summer.

Here is one of the painted pianos. This one by Diane Findley. First, in the early stages of painting on July 1, 2011, and, then, as I seen a few days ago in the old town. I will be posting more pictures of painted pianos and transformer cabinets from my recent photo walks around Fort Collins.

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Ren Burke Painting a Mural on the Piano in Fort Collins’ Old Town Square

Fort Collins from Winter Hiking the Horsetooth Rock Trail

December 30, 2011 – 3:44 pm | Comments Off on Fort Collins from Winter Hiking the Horsetooth Rock Trail
Fort Collins from Winter Hiking the Horsetooth Rock Trail

February 15, 2010 – 40 mm (Canon EF 24-105mm f4L IS)

Every winter I take a backpack full of camera gear and my trekking poles and go hiking. Recently, I use Tilopa Back Country backpack from f-stop for hiking and cross country skiing.. A great backpack! …

Horsetooth Reservoir in Winter Scenery

December 16, 2011 – 7:22 pm | Comments Off on Horsetooth Reservoir in Winter Scenery
Horsetooth Reservoir in Winter Scenery

Horsetooth Reservoir is located in the foothills west of Fort Collins, Colorado at an elevation of 5,430 feet. 1,900 acres of water is surrounded by 2,000 acres of public land. It is popular for fishing, boating, kayaking, canoeing, water-skiing, skuba diving and camping. The are …

Historic Linden Hotel in Fort Collins Old Town

November 26, 2011 – 2:57 pm | Comments Off on Historic Linden Hotel in Fort Collins Old Town
Historic Linden Hotel in Fort Collins Old Town

A crossing of Linden and Walnut Street in Fort Collins Old Town with historic Linden Hotel – November 2008.

Take A Historic Journey Through Old Town Fort Collins
Abner Loomis and Charles Andrews had this imposing structure built in 1882-83, to house the banking firm of Stover, Sheldon & Co. (Poudre Valley Bank). The Mason occupied the upper two floors for the first few years. Between 1917 and 1983, the Linden Hotel shared the building with many other businesses. It was a keystone structure to the renovation of the Old Town area.

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Related posts:
Fort Collins in my pictures
Colorado State University Foothills Campus in Winter Scenery
Ren Burke Painting a Mural on the Piano in Fort Collins’ Old Town Square

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